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::: satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
::: contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
::: respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
::: aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
::: mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
::: deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
::: sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic